Welcome to 'Wait a Minute': Your 60-second take on tech

The biggest tech ideas, crammed into 60 seconds of hot takes? CNET's Claire Reilly has the #videocontent you're here for.

Claire Reilly Former Principal Video Producer
Claire Reilly was a video host, journalist and producer covering all things space, futurism, science and culture. Whether she's covering breaking news, explaining complex science topics or exploring the weirder sides of tech culture, Claire gets to the heart of why technology matters to everyone. She's been a regular commentator on broadcast news, and in her spare time, she's a cabaret enthusiast, Simpsons aficionado and closet country music lover. She originally hails from Sydney but now calls San Francisco home.
Expertise Space | Futurism | Robotics | Tech Culture | Science and Sci-Tech Credentials
  • Webby Award Winner (Best Video Host, 2021), Webby Nominee (Podcasts, 2021), Gold Telly (Documentary Series, 2021), Silver Telly (Video Writing, 2021), W3 Award (Best Host, 2020), Australian IT Journalism Awards (Best Journalist, Best News Journalist 2017)
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Can humans really survive on Mars?

Can you really buy someone's entire digital identity on the dark web?

Do you really need that app/gadget/internet-connected dog?

The biggest questions in the tech world are deep and perplexing, but some of them are also stupidly simple. So, what happens when you get out of the BS and try to boil these big ideas down to 60 seconds?

Wait a Minute is a new video series headed up by known CNET privacy nark, tech nerd and country music fan, Claire Reilly. She's here to do the hard work for you, breaking down the future of tech (and its biggest fads) and to give you some hot takes on cool shit that'll make you look good in conversations at parties.

Yes, you can live online and still care about your privacy.

No, you shouldn't become an Instagram fitspo influencer.

Yes, your next surgeon/teacher/best friend could be a robot.

No, you should not buy a subscription-access, app-driven fruit juicer.  

Beyond the Silicon Valley spin and Really Valid Opinions of overpaid, matcha-drinking futurists, how is tech actually going to shape your life in the next five, 10, 20 years? And is the hype real? Wait a minute, is Claire Reilly even qualified to dispense these hot takes?

The hype is real. Stop the questions, and start the clock. 

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